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  • Season 1
    • 4/20/1949
      4/20/1949
      Episode 36
      4/20/49
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      John Mason Brown moderates the discussion: "Tales of the South Pacific. Guests include author of the book James Michener, writer of the musical Richard Rodgers, and director of the Broadway show Joshua Logan.
    • 4/13/1949
      4/13/1949
      Episode 35
      4/13/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates the discussion of "Socialized Medicine." Guests include Dr. Lester Spier, psychiatrist/author Dr. Bernard C. Meyer, and science reporter William L. Laurence.
    • 4/6/1949
      4/6/1949
      Episode 34
      4/6/49
      0.0
      The topic is "Leadership -- With or Without Greatness." Guests include writer Norman Cousins, journalist Quentin Reynolds, photographer Margaret Bourke-White, and historian/journalist Allan Nevins.
    • 3/30/1949
      3/30/1949
      Episode 33
      3/30/49
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      John Mason Brown moderates this week's discussion of "Authors Who Will Last." Guests include New York Times book critic Orville Prescott, and authors James Michener and Lewis Gannett.
    • 3/23/1949
      3/23/1949
      Episode 32
      3/23/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates the discussion of "How the Salesman Came to Live." Guests include writer of Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller, and theatrical set designer Jo Mielzner.
    • 3/16/1949
      3/16/1949
      Episode 31
      3/16/49
      0.0
      The topic of discussion is: "What Happened to Your Private Life?" Guests include Clifton Fadiman, producer of Candid Camera Allen Funt, columnist Frank Farrell, and Grace Tibbett, wife of opera star Lawrence Tibbett.
    • 3/9/1949
      3/9/1949
      Episode 30
      3/9/49
      0.0
      This week's topic is: "Television and Timidity." Guests include radio reporter/columnist Walter Kiernan, actor Dennis King, and New York Times TV critic Jack Gould.
    • 3/2/1949
      3/2/1949
      Episode 29
      3/2/49
      0.0
      The topic of discussion: "Is a World Government Possible Now?" Guests include world peace activist Norman Cousins, Cord Meyer Jr. of the CIA, Gael Sullivan, and president of the United Nations Gen. Carlos P. Romulo.
    • 2/23/1949
      2/23/1949
      Episode 28
      2/23/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates the topic: "The Camera and the News." Guests include radio reporter Don Hollenbeck, artist Ben Shahn, and photographer Edward Steichen.
    • 2/16/1949
      2/16/1949
      Episode 27
      2/16/49
      0.0
      The topic is: "Are Detective Stories Getting Better or Worse?" Guests include Clifton Fadiman, stage/radio actor J. Scott Smart, mystery writer/publisher Howard Haycraft, and creator of "Nero Wolfe" Rex Stout.
    • 2/9/1949
      2/9/1949
      Episode 26
      2/9/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates the discussion of "Cities fifty Years From Now." Guests include Howard Cullman of Philip Morris and New York politician Robert Wagner, Jr.
    • 2/2/1949
      2/2/1949
      Episode 25
      2/2/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown is the moderator. The topic is: "What Happened to Experiment in the Theatre?" Guests include Theresa Helburn of The Theatre Guild, theatre producer Norris Houghton, and theatrical designer Jo Mielziner.
    • 1/26/1949
      1/26/1949
      Episode 24
      1/26/49
      0.0
      This week's topic is "What's Happened to the Art of Conversation?" Guests include Clifton Fadiman, writer/music critic Louis Biancolli, author Jan Struther, and writer/critic Gilbert Seldes.
    • 1/19/1949
      1/19/1949
      Episode 23
      1/19/49
      0.0
      The topic is "What's Wrong With American Fiction?"
    • 1/12/1949
      1/12/1949
      Episode 22
      1/12/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown is the moderator. Guests include lawyer Morris Ernst and writer and rabbi Theodore N. Lewis.
    • 1/6/1949
      1/6/1949
      Episode 21
      1/6/49
      0.0
      John Mason Brown is the moderator. Guests included founder of the Dumont TV network Dr. Allen B. Dumont, radio/TV programmer Charles C. Barry, and critic John Crosby.
    • 12/30/1948
      12/30/1948
      Episode 20
      12/30/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates this week's topic: "Comics As a Folk Art". Guests include cartoonist Al Capp, art collector and critic James Thrall Soby, and book critic Orville Prescott.
    • 12/23/1948
      12/23/1948
      Episode 19
      12/23/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown is moderator. Guests include publisher Bennett Cerf and composer Billy Rose.
    • 12/16/1948
      12/16/1948
      Episode 18
      12/16/48
      0.0
      Clifton Fadiman moderates this week's show. Guests include actress/author Ilka Chase, Jack Goodman, and writer Paul Gallico.
    • 12/9/1948
      12/9/1948
      Episode 17
      12/9/48
      0.0
      Moderator John Mason Brown's guests include Frances Harmon and magazine editor/author Frederick Lewis Allen.
    • 12/2/1948
      12/2/1948
      Episode 16
      12/2/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown moderates this week's topic: "The Theatre's Future". Guests include composer Richard Rodgers, producer Max Gordon, and Broadway procer/director Alfred De Liagre.
    • 11/18/1948
      11/18/1948
      Episode 14
      11/18/48
      0.0
      Russel Crouse moderates this week's topic: "Why Stage Revivals?" Guests include Broadway actor Dennis King, Richard Manley, and theatrical set designer Jo Mielziner.
    • 11/11/1948
      11/11/1948
      Episode 13
      11/11/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown's guests include writer and correspondent Alistair Cooke, writer and poet Archibald MacLeish, and playwright Robert Sherwood. The topic is "Films as Our American Ambassador".
    • 11/3/1948
      11/3/1948
      Episode 12
      11/3/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown's guests include New York society figure Dorothy Rodgers, Bernard E. Donovan, and New York Times journalist Benjamin Fine.
    • 10/27/1948
      10/27/1948
      Episode 11
      10/27/48
      0.0
      This week's guests include Norman Cousins, Fairfield Osborne, film director Pare Lorentz, and geologist E. L. DeGolyer.
    • 10/20/1948
      10/20/1948
      Episode 10
      10/20/48
      0.0
      The topic is "Aging Successfully" and the guests include editor of the New York Evening Post Norman Cousins and George Lanton.
    • 10/13/1948
      10/13/1948
      Episode 9
      10/13/48
      0.0
      The topic is "Does the Siege of Berlin Mean War?" and the guests include editor of the New York Evening Post Norman Cousins.
    • 10/6/1948
      10/6/1948
      Episode 8
      10/6/48
      0.0
      Brown's guests include actress Ilka Chase, New Yorker magazine writer Lois Long, and clothing designer Elizabeth Hawes.
    • 9/29/1948
      9/29/1948
      Episode 7
      9/29/48
      0.0
      Brown's guests include film critic of the New York Times Bosley Crowther, Howard Barnes, and Richard Watts.
    • 9/22/1948
      9/22/1948
      Episode 6
      9/22/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown's guests include director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Frances Henry Taylor and art cricic and collector James Thrall Soby.
    • 9/15/1948
      9/15/1948
      Episode 5
      9/15/48
      0.0
      Joining John Mason Brown in a discussion of "Democracy and the Draft" are guests Col. Candler Cobb of the New York City Selective Service System and military author Hanson W. Baldwin.
    • 9/8/1948
      9/8/1948
      Episode 4
      9/8/48
      0.0
      John Mason Brown and guests discuss the topic of price control.
    • 8/18/1948
      8/18/1948
      Episode 1
      8/18/48
      0.0
      On the premiere telecast, John Mason Brown's guests include writer/director Marc Connelly, theatrical producer Brock Pemberton, and writer Russell Maloney.
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